The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

June 14, 2012

Parents' planner (June 14-20)

JOPLIN, Mo. — EVENTS

JOPLIN: Kites over Route 66, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, behind Carousel Park on West Seventh Street. The event includes demonstrations and vendors for kites of all sizes. Details: 417-291-2387.

JOPLIN: Dogs in Downtown, 2 to 11 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Landreth Park. Musical guests include Tiffany, Last Chance Casanova and Story of a Ghost. Other events include performances by DockDogs, a petting zoo, a car show, family photo shoots and a marketplace. Cost: $7; $12 for a two-day pass. Details: 855-744-7787.

NEOSHO: Cinema in the Park, dusk Friday, Big Spring Park. “Cars 2” will be shown. Concession sales will benefit Freeman Neosho Hospital’s Relay For Life team. Details: 417-451-1925.

HOBBIES

JOPLIN: PC Chess Club, 6 to 10 p.m. today, Hardee’s, 1641 W. Seventh St. The club offers classes, lectures, training and workshops for children and adults. Details: joplinchessclub@yahoo.com.

MUSIC

CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School band room. The band is open to area musicians, with no audition required. Details: 417-649-6159.

JOPLIN: Show-Me Harmony Chorus rehearsal, 7 p.m. today, Joplin Family Worship Center, 5290 E. Seventh St. Area women may join the singing. Details: 417-782-4631 or 417-624-8951.

JOPLIN: House concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, 533 N. Moffet Ave. Mark Bilyeu, of Big Smith, will perform. A hamburger dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Cost: $10. Details: 417-629-2571.

OUTSIDE

GALENA, KAN.: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Seventh and Main streets. Farmers, gardeners and crafters are welcome. Details: 417-438-6396 or 417-529-3191.

JOPLIN: Dogwood Trailblazers Walking Club, 5:30 p.m. today, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th. Details: 417-781-4474 or 417-624-0133.

JOPLIN: Ozark Gateway Audubon Society, 7 p.m. today, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Jeff Cantrell will make a presentation on “A Bear’s Life.” Admission is free. Details: 417-438-6213.

WEBB CITY: Farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, King Jack Park. Details: 417-483-8139.

Reading

NEOSHO: Story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Neosho-Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.

SENECA: Story time, 10:30 a.m. today, Seneca Branch Library, 1216 Cherokee St. Details: 417-776-2705.

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